Arrest made in shooting of MetroLink guard in St. Louis

Crime

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Police have arrested a suspect in the shooting death of a MetroLink security guard in St. Louis.

Thirty-year-old James Cook, of Sullivan, was shot Sunday at the MetroLink’s Delmar Loop station. He was working for a private security firm when he was shot. Police said the shooting occurred after Cook confronted a passenger on the train. Security guards on the train are not armed. Police are seeking charges of first-degree murder and armed criminal action against the 36-year-old suspect, whose name was not released. Cook was a U.S. Marine veteran and was married with two young children.